This job listing expired on Nov 28, 2023

The Journalism department is seeking an Associate Lecturer in Esports who can support our learning and teaching to second-year undergraduate Journalism students.

We are seeking someone who either has professional experience of working as a journalist reporting on Esports or someone who has a strong grasp of recent developments within Esports and can share their knowledge of tournaments and games. You will have experience of producing journalistic content about Esports and will understand how to report the subject and offer contextual information to students. We are interested in exploring how content creators cultivate strong online followings within Esports and examine the variety of mediums on which Esports is covered.

To be successful, you will be confident talking to students, have knowledge of the sector and be able to design learning activities to support the teaching and learning of the BA Football Journalism and BA Specialist Sports programmes.

About Us

At Derby, we have worked to build a powerful, regional university that addresses the needs of our students, the region and beyond. Recognised by the Times Higher Education as one of the top 250 young universities in the world, our reputation for delivering excellence in research, knowledge exchange and teaching continues to grow.

Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield, and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities over the last 10 years.

We have the same ambitions for our people, and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.

Choose a career at the University of Derby and you'll be part of an energetic, innovative team dedicated to inspiring learners and making a positive impact in the East Midlands region.


  • Accessible location; Derby is a thriving, multicultural city with easy access from any location within the UK

  • Competitive rates of pay

  • Competitive, family-friendly reward packages

  • Opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme

  • Discount savings scheme and extensive staff discounts on accredited courses for you or your family to study here at the University

  • Cycle2Work scheme and subsidised travel

  • Vast programme of training courses and secondment opportunities

  • Local recognition scheme

For more information and to apply, please click the “Apply” button.

Closing date: Monday, 27 November 2023.

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